Monday, December 10, 2018

WORLD HERITAGE WONDERS: The best UNESCO sites in Spain

With the package holiday Mecca of Benidorm vying for UNESCO World Heritage status, Tom Powell checks out membership to this exclusive culture club

Royal May Fair of Ronda 2015

Ronda's annual May Fair opens to showcase the best of agriculture, livestock and produce from across the Serrania

Ronda Romantica 2015: In pictures

The 'City of Dreams' turned back the clock as the streets were filled with gentry, bandits and travellers during the opening parade

Best of rural Spain

Tilling garlic near Ronda - a good year and 2/3 days from market...

Could this be a Banksy in Andalucia?

Spotted by Olive Press reader and multimedia artist Jane Jewson on the road from Casares to Gaucin, two lifelike soldiers in battle dress square up to each other on the side of a ruined building

First ever hologram protest held in Spain in response to ‘gag law’

Thousands of holograms were beamed onto the lower house of parliament

FEATURE: A Semana Santa virgin in Sevilla

Semana Santa virgin Tom Powell witnesses the pageantry, piety and passion of the Sevilla’s world-famous Holy Week processions from the best seat in the house

PHOTO GALLERY: Caminito del Rey

A team of Olive Press journalists took part in an exclusive press day where the finest of Spain's journalist had a preview to the dizzyingly high, but perfectly safe, path

EXCLUSIVE: First pictures of Malaga’s newly renovated Caminito del Rey

The Olive Press gains access to 'the world's deadliest walkway' in El Chorro

PICTURE SPECIAL: Life’s a balancing act for death-defying acrobat in Ronda

DEATH-DEFYING Eskil Ronningsbakken has been living life on the edge in Ronda recently shooting a new television series. Scroll down for photos and video... He was...

Landmark Cadiz bridge nearing completion

The largest and heaviest part of the 3,000m long bridge has now been installed

Helena Bonham Carter strips off with a fish

To help save bluefin tuna fish from extinction

Snowman… Spanish style!

In the first time snow has settled in the Serrania de Ronda for nine years, some 3cm fell, blocking roads and causing some disruption

Thousands gather for Podemos’ ‘Marcha del Cambio’ rally in Madrid

Supporters of the anti-corruption party have been congregating in the capital for today's ‘show of strength’ rally

Dolce & Gabbana launch Spain inspired range

With matadors and flamenco dancers as inspiration the fashion retailers new line has a particularly Spanish flavour

A SIGN of things to come

Olive Press HQ unveils new sign

Spanish street artist making a name for himself around Europe

Known only as Pejac, his poetic art has been popping up all over European cities

Dia de los Reyes Magos 2015

Bigger than Christmas for Spanish children, Three Kings Day on January 6 is when the serious presents are given out

Spanish royal family release Christmas card

Spain's royal family getting in the Christmas spirit for their first festive season on the throne

Podemos leader Pablo Iglesias immortalised taking a dump

Pablo Iglesias joins a long list of defecating figurines which includes the likes of Gareth Bale

Pastel art exhibition opening in Axarquia

Pastels International, led by British artist Heather Gail Harman, is staging an exhibition at the Alcaucin Arts Centre

Oil protests in Canary Islands

More than 200 protesters create a human S.O.S on Fuerteventura beach

Ashya King looks happy swimming

Ashya King continues his recovery from proton beam therapy at Marbella hospital

Spaniard wins Young Wildlife Photographer of the Year

A Spanish 8-year-old impressed judges with his scorpion shot

Cameraman creates surreal pictures of his cat

Jesus Segura digitally alters photographs to put his cute moggy in surreal surroundings

PICTURE SPECIAL: Catalan adrenaline junkies compete to build highest human towers

Thousands of 'builders' and spectators flocked to the traditional festival this weekend
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